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11/17/2017 03:30 PM

Forbes

The Personal Pursuit Of Collecting Rare Books: Chinese Investors Look To Reclaim Their Heritage
Forbes
While there is a long history of investing in rare books and prints in the West, it's only recently gained momentum among buyers in China and Hong Kong. This weekend, dealers from across the globe are gathering for China in Print, a rare book ...


11/19/2017 03:43 PM

New York Times

Shannon Michael Cane, Who Transformed Art Book Fairs, Dies at 43
New York Times
... heavily tattooed Australian expat and autodidact book aficionado who in 2013 took over the Printed Matter book fair in New York, the granddaddy of such gatherings, and transformed it into a radically inclusive affair, attended by venerable rare ...


11/16/2017 01:03 AM

Davenport Public Library holds rare-book sale
Quad City Times
Some of the items available include leather-bound collector editions of the classics, bird and nature books a set of Great Books (60 volumes), a 1910 set of Harvard Classics (51 volumes), a Shakespeare collection from Penguin Books (38 volumes) and a ...


11/17/2017 05:34 AM

The Hindu

Private library earmarks rare books for posterity
The Hindu
What makes Gnanalaya unique, is not just its collection of 1,20,000 Tamil and English books, but also the fact that it has been lovingly nurtured to become one of the largest private libraries in India, with an enviable list of rare first editions. “We ...


11/10/2017 01:07 AM

Fine Books & Collections Magazine (blog)

Boston Rare Book Week Preview: Blake Etchings
Fine Books & Collections Magazine (blog)
The Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair opens today, the perfect prompt to preview one of the show's incredible highlights, courtesy of John Windle: two original etchings from William Blake's Songs of Innocence and a single relief etching of the ...


11/03/2017 05:24 AM

The Boston Globe

National Book Award winner breathes life into 'Aeneid,' a show of rare books
The Boston Globe
Poet, professor, and translator David Ferry was in his 80s when he started working on “The Aeneid,'' Virgil's epic about the founding of Rome. He's spent time with Virgil in the past, publishing translations of “The Eclogues'' and “The Georgics.'' Now ...


11/08/2017 10:34 AM

Fine Books & Collections Magazine (blog)

Boston Rare Book Week Preview: The Satellite Show
Fine Books & Collections Magazine (blog)
The Boston Book, Print, and Ephemera Fair, aka the 'Satellite Show,' will take place on Saturday from 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. at the Back Bay Events Center (within walking distance of the ABAA fair at the Hynes Auditorium). Today we're taking a look at ...


11/20/2017 01:55 AM

The Republic

University News – November 20
The Republic
She received the New Frontiers Exploratory Travel Fellowship from Indiana University, which funded her 2016 sabbatical at the Stuart A. Rose Manuscript and Rare Book Library at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. It allowed her to study artifacts ...


10/25/2017 10:51 AM

China in Print: Hong Kong's Rare Book, Photography & Map Fair to be Held Nov. 17-19
Fine Books & Collections Magazine
Thirty of the world's leading specialist dealers in rare books, manuscripts, maps and photography will gather in Hong Kong, 17-19th November, to showcase some of the most precious and notable collector's items. In its sixth year, China in Print is ...



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